Food Safety Specialist
States, UT, Salt Lake City
Food Safety Specialist
Your opportunity awaits at Associated Food Stores.
If you want to work for a growing company with over 75 years of success, join
our award-winning team! The AFS Corporate Headquarters, located in Salt Lake
City, Utah, boasts numerous career opportunities in a fast-paced and
ever-changing industry. Team members enjoy great benefits like tuition
reimbursement, health insurance, 401(k) matching, employee discounts, and
paid time off. Be part a company that truly cares about your personal growth
and giving back to the community through meaningful service and charitable
This position will assist with all food safety and safety activities in our
independent retail stores (Member Retail Operations) to ensure compliance
with established laws, regulations, policies and procedures. Will be
accountable for maintaining the standards for safe food and safe work
environment for all customers, team members and partners in the store.
Conduct on-site food safety & safety reviews of assigned stores. Review
results with owners and/or key store personnel and provide support to correct
Assist stores in responding to regulatory inspection deficiencies including
OSHA, Department of Health & USDA. Monitor and assist Store Owners on
food safety & safety compliance with local, state and federal standards,
laws and regulations.
Develop and maintain monthly training and communication for member retailers
on food safety and safety topics. Develop and maintain active relationships
with local, state and federal health & safety officials in all states of
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree in public health, environmental health,
occupational safety & health, food science or related field required.
Related work experience in retail, compliance, public health, safety or food
REQUIREMENTS: State food
regulations, HACCP and food science required. Good working knowledge of
cGMP's, GAP, and GFSI standards.CFSM (Certified
Food Safety Manager) credential within 60 days of employment. Willing to work
towards obtaining a CP_FS and/or CSM (Certified Professional-Food Safety and
/or Certified Safety Manager) credentials. Must be able to drive personal
vehicle and maintain a valid license & insurance. Must be able to travel
up to 50% of time on job.
SKILLS: Must be flexible to various working conditions with the
ability to adapt quickly. Strong analytical skills required for data
interpretation and analysis. Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and
written skills. Well organized, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task
and meet deadlines.
ABILITY: Ability to read, interpret and enforce city ordinances, state
and federal food safety & safety laws and regulations. Must be able to
interface effectively with a wide variety of personnel. Ability to work with
team members in a diplomatic manner and provide solutions to maintain
compliance with regulations.
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Job number: 650205
Category: Food Safety
Location: UT, Salt Lake City, 1850 West 2100 South